Author Archives: The Editor

THE INFORMER – July-August 2018

THE INFORMER – July-August 2018

Mt Hagen Hospital now has one of the best Emergency Departments in the country to serve its patients.

The newly-refurbished facility is fully equipped and adequately staffed with two specialist physicians, five medical officers, six health extension officers (HEOs), 26 nurses and five hygiene staff to provide the best service for its patients. Continue Reading

THE INFORMER – May-June 2018

THE INFORMER – May-June 2018

Expectant mothers admitted to the Labour Ward of Mt Hagen Hospital will now be using new and more comfortable beds to deliver.

The Western Highlands Provincial Health Authority (WHPHA) has purchased eight new electronically-operated delivery beds for the labour ward, aimed at helping expectant mothers to make themselves comfortable while preparing to deliver. Continue Reading

Mass polio vaccination campaign launched in the Highlands

A mass polio vaccination campaign for all the Highlands provinces except Eastern Highlands was launched in Wabag, Enga Province on 27th August 2018. The Minister for Health and HIV/AIDS, Sir Puka Temu officially launched the campaign in the presence of global partners, the World Health Organisation (WHO), UNICEF, Rotary International and the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) as well as the Secretary for Health, Mr Pascoe Kase. Continue Reading

Emergency Department one of the best in PNG

Emergency Department one of the best in PNG

Mt Hagen Hospital now has one of the best Emergency Departments in the country to serve its patients. The newly-refurbished facility is fully equipped and adequately staffed with two specialist physicians, five medical officers, six health extension officers (HEOs), 26 nurses and five hygiene staff to provide the best service for its patients. Continue Reading